England has more golf courses than Scotland – they are to be found in every part of the country – amongst them are some of the finest links courses in the world. However, as England is a much more densely populated country than either Scotland or Ireland, the courses are substantially utilized by local golfers and they have not been much publicized or promoted to overseas visitors.
In the U.S., England rarely comes up in discussions about golf. When you think about it, this is somewhat surprising because England has arguably the finest and most extensive collection of golf courses outside of the Unites Sates. Great golf courses can be found in all corners of the country and most of them welcome visitors. The best known are the two areas that have courses on the current British Open rote. These are the Lancashire Coast, north of Liverpool, on the Irish Sea and Kent and the Channel coast southeast of London.